From types of heart murmurs to treatment, here are 5 things to know about abnormal noises between heartbeats.
If you have dense breasts, your annual mammogram is a helpful tool to screen for breast cancer. Learn more about mammograms and breast density.
Screening and diagnostic colonoscopies have similarities, but there are also differences. Here’s what they are and how they prevent colorectal cancer.
The human heart is responsible for pumping blood and oxygen throughout your body, making it one of the most vital organs. It is comprised of arteries, muscles and electrical impulses that keep us healthy and moving on a daily basis. Due to its complexity and relationship with other organs in your body, there are a variety of cardiologists who specialize in different functions of your cardiac system.
A colonoscopy is a diagnostic test that allows your gastroenterologist to examine your large intestine for any abnormalities and pre-cancerous growths called polyps. During your colonoscopy, your doctor can obtain tissue samples for further testing and remove any polyps found before they develop into cancerous tumors. In addition to screening for colorectal cancer, colonoscopies may be used to diagnose a number of gastrointestinal issues and may be recommended if you are experiencing symptoms including:
Cancer screenings can catch cancers early. That’s why routine cancer screenings are so important. Take this quiz to test your cancer screening knowledge.
Your first colonoscopy can be nerve-wracking, but Duly Health and Care is here to guide you through it.
Colon Cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and women. Last year approximately 140,000 Americans were diagnosed with colorectal cancer and over 50,000 of those individuals died from their colon cancer. Colon Cancer does not discriminate; rather it affects men and women of all races. It is a silent killer…it often has no symptoms until it is in a late in an incurable stage.
Your doctor may have recently ordered an MRI, MRA and MRV scan of your head, but your head is spinning with what all these acronyms mean. Each type of magnetic field imaging test serves a specific purpose. Here are the differences between an MRI, MRA and MRV:
In the United States, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than all other cancers combined. The best way to detect and treat skin cancer early is by scheduling an annual skin examination with your dermatologist.